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Arenig Fawr from Arenig near Llyn Celyn (Route A)
Introduction to Walk 3038

Photo from the walk - Arenig Fawr from Arenig near Llyn Celyn (Route A)

Nat Park - Snowdonia

County/Area - Gwynedd

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Ascent - 1855 feet / 562 metres

Grade - moderate

A walk to the summit of Arenig Fawr is a rewarding excursion in southern Snowdonia. Starting from Arenig near Llyn Celyn, the route offers excellent walking. Passing Llyn Arenig Fawr the ascent is relatively easy. Descent is over unpathed ground and good navigational skills are recommended. A GPX File is available for download (see walk description).

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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